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The Many Moods of Greenland

The Many Moods of Greenland

Megan Koelemay November 20, 2017 0

Weather can impact our travel experiences as much as (and sometimes more than) anything else. As French novelist Marcel Proust once wrote, “A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and

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Whooping Crane Recovery a Victim of Federal Budget Cuts

Whooping Crane Recovery a Victim of Federal Budget Cuts

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 14, 2017 0

After more than 50 years, the largest captive-breeding-and-release program for whooping cranes is closing. Housed at the U.S. Geological Survey Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland, the $1.5 million program was cut from

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Rare and Raw: Wild Wolverine Video

Rare and Raw: Wild Wolverine Video

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 12, 2017 3

Wolverines are exceedingly rare. It’s estimated that less than 250 of them still roam the Lower 48, almost exclusively in the rugged Rocky Mountains and North Cascades in the West. Wolverines, the largest terrestrial

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The Scale of Greenland

The Scale of Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures September 21, 2017 0

When I describe my Greenland adventure to friends and family, the thing I find most difficult to convey is the scale of Greenland. The general scale of the Earth is always sometimes that strikes

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On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

On Land in Greenland: A Photo Essay

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 12, 2017 1

Because Greenland is the largest island in the world, it makes sense that many people’s travels there are boat-based, as mine were four years ago. There is little infrastructure: roads are rare, and places

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Amongst the Icebergs of Greenland

Amongst the Icebergs of Greenland

Natural Habitat Adventures September 1, 2017 0

Icebergs, fjords, whales and wind. Jagged peaks, glacial runoff, freezing waters, and the infamous Greenland icecap. There is no doubt that East Greenland is an enigma—a land of harsh landscapes, brilliant vistas and exceptionally

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